Queen's University Belfast welcomes students from all over the world. We have 17,000 students from over 80 countries, 3,500 staff and 100,000 graduates worldwide. We're one of the UK's leading universities with a heritage dating back over 150 years.
We accept a wide variety of qualifications. Below you will find information on undergraduate and postgraduate entry requirements, English Language requirements, potential scholarships for international applicants and details of our overseas agents and representatives.
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To be considered for entry to undergraduate (Bachelor) degree programmes, applicants should hold one of the following qualifications:
Entry to graduate diploma or taught Masters programmes usually requires either a UK upper second-class (2:1) or a lower second-class (2:2) undergraduate degree. For most courses, your major subject or content of your Bachelor degree may also be considered. Please check the Postgraduate Course Finder for exact entry requirements.
Some Jordanian Universities are considered more prestigious than others and for this reason, the entry requirements will vary, depending on the Institution attended. The comparable Jordanian qualifications are as follows:
UK Upper Second-Class Honours (2:1)
Prestigious Universities: A good Bachelor degree with an average of 70% or GPA 3.0/4.
Other Universities: A good Bachelor degree with an average of 75% or GPA 3.5/4.
UK Lower Second-Class Honours (2:2)
Prestigious Universities: A good Bachelor degree with an average of 65% or GPA 2.8/4.
Other Universities: A good Bachelor degree with an average of 70% or GPA 3.0/4.
Queen's University Admissions Office staff have expertise on a wide range of qualifications from around the world and will be able to assess your application's comparability to the UK entry requirement. Please ensure you upload copies of all official transcripts and final award certificates for programmes already completed and those currently being completed.
If you are interested in postgraduate Computing, Finance or Management courses, but do not meet the entry requirements, you may wish to consider applying for a pre-masters Graduate Diploma offered by INTO Queen's.
Students interested in undertaking a PhD at Queen’s University require good grades in their Bachelor and Masters degree programmes awarded by a recognised university, in addition to a strong research proposal.
Applicants will normally need to demonstrate a level of English equivalent to 6.5 IELTS or 90 TOEFL IBT (Internet based test). However, some degree programmes have higher or lower requirements (please check individual programme requirements in the relevant undergraduate or postgraduate University Coursefinder. View the full list of acceptable English Language qualifications.
INTO Queen's University Belfast offers a wide range of English Language courses, which may assist students to meet the required standard of English language to be eligible for entry to degree programmes at the University. If you wish to apply for an INTO Queen's English course please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or consult the INTO website
Queen's University Belfast offers a range of scholarships for international students.
A list of other potential sources of funding for Postgraduate study can be found on the University's Postgraduate Office website.
We hope that the information contained in this page will be useful in providing answers to questions you may have about Queen's University Belfast. If you cannot find the answer to your questions, please contact:
Queen's University Belfast
Tel: 00 44 28 9097 5088
Queen's has a network of agents and representatives committed to providing you with high levels of support. More information on our network and a list of agents by country can be found on the University's agent webpages.
The British Council in your country can also offer advice on studying in the UK.
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For details on the application process for both undergraduates and postgraduates, please visit the University's How to Apply section.
INTO Queen’s University Belfast is a partnership with Queen's University which offers academic courses and English language programmes designed specifically for international students. The courses help prepare students for entry to university in the UK and acclimatise students to living and studying in a university environment.
INTO Queen's academic programmes include:
INTO Queen's English Language courses include:
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My course is a research project in the area of water treatment. It involves the activation of carbon and testing its performance using different pollutants. I was attracted to this course as I have a great concern about the state of the environment.T he previous research I conducted was related to this field. This is in addition to the vital importance of this area of research particularly in my country since water is a scarce commodity. This was paralleled with a notable and eminent international reputation of Queen’s as one of the top universities in the UK. I was looking for challenging research utilising my educational background and offering me a professional growth in my field, and I believe I got this opportunity at Queen’s.
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I would recommend Queen's to other students. I believe Queen's is the place where a student can find all the best standards he/she is looking for. I think Queen's in an integrated university and always provides the very best in education, research and teaching.